Modesto Film Society presents: The French Connection
The French Connection
Sun. March 18
(R-1971) 1 Hr. 44 Min. (Digital) In English Gene Hackman stars in this winner of four Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor in a Leading Role. William Friedkin directed this crime thriller in which Hackman plays Jimmy “Popeye” Doyle, the New York detective hunting the French heroin smuggler Alain Charnier. Inspired by actual events, The French Connection has repeatedly been listed as one the best American films made to date, and whose lasting importance has been celebrated by its entry into the National Film Registry.
Sun 3/18 2:00 p.m.